Dr Gazalla Amin passes away

Excelsior Correspondent
SRINAGAR, May 1: Renowned businesswoman and former Secretary of Kashmir Chamber of Commerce &Industry (KCC&I), Dr Gazalla Amin, has died after battling cancer at Max Hospital in Delhi on the intervening night of Saturday and Sunday night.
Dr Gazalla (60)-daughter of former Chief Secretary J&K Noor Mohammad-had been fighting cancer for the last several years and was being treated in the hospital for the last over 15 days now and ultimately succumbed around midnight.
An MBBS doctor by profession, Dr Gazalla has been the only woman recipient of J&K’s Progressive Farming Award (in 2011).
In this regard, KCC&I President Sheikh Ashiq Ahmad deeply mourned the sad demise of Dr Gazalla and paid special tributes to her.
“Being the first woman general secretary of Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI), Dr Gazalla made a mark in the field of agri-business when she ventured into aromatic and medicinal plants farming and processing,” KCC&I said.
On her demise, KCC&I said, it has lost a noble and gentle colleague who will be always remembered for her uncompromising principles and selfless contribution to the fraternity of Trade, Commerce, and Industry.